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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Self-starter proudly promotes positive educational environments. Offers strong background working with special needs students. Attentive to details and thorough in helping students complete assignments.

Hardworking and reliable with strong ability to learning new job task. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Skills
  • Good work ethic
  • Critical thinking
  • Training & development
  • Computer skills
  • Troubleshooting
  • Planning & organizing
  • Customer service
Experience
08/2021 to Current
Special Education Paraprofessional Reed Union School District Belvedere, CA,
  • Supported students with personalized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop personalized and successful learning strategies.
  • Communicated affirmatively and promoted positive attitudes with every student.
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs.
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips.
  • Advised instructor on student behavior or issues requiring immediate attention.
  • Managed class of special education students in absence of lead teacher.
  • Supervised test taking and graded papers.
  • Instructed small groups of students in alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Provided support to special needs department and students.
  • Helped students to develop good behavioral habits through positive reinforcement and encouragement in studies as well as discipline and careful use of physical intervention when required.
  • Assisted special education instructors in identifying and meeting students' individual needs.
  • Helped students with limited mobility move around school areas and handle personal care tasks.
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Created safe and nurturing environment focused on students to deliver quality learning experiences.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Assisted teachers in printing class handouts and worksheets and distributing to students during classroom sessions.
08/2020 to 05/2022
Special Education Paraprofessional Reed Union School District Belvedere, CA,
  • Supported students with personalized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop personalized and successful learning strategies.
  • Communicated affirmatively and promoted positive attitudes with every student.
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs.
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips.
  • Met one-on-one with autism students and implemented targeted behavioral plans.
  • Advised instructor on student behavior or issues requiring immediate attention.
  • Managed class of special education students in absence of lead teacher.
  • Supervised test taking and graded papers.
  • Instructed small groups of students in alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Provided support to special needs department and students.
  • Helped students to develop good behavioral habits through positive reinforcement and encouragement in studies as well as discipline and careful use of physical intervention when required.
  • Instructed students with varying abilities and needs in alignment with IEP objectives while delivering personalized and small group lessons.
  • Assisted special education instructors in identifying and meeting students' individual needs.
  • Coordinated with teachers to support instruction implementation through students' specific needs and progress evaluations.
  • Helped students with limited mobility move around school areas and handle personal care tasks.
  • Worked with students with specialized needs to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Created safe and nurturing environment focused on students to deliver quality learning experiences.
  • Implemented methods to address behavior obstacles.
  • Supported students with assignments and lesson plan comprehension.
  • Communicated effectively and delivered positive reinforcement to students, which enabled building of trust and rapport.
  • Fostered positive and trusting relationships with students to increase engagement.
  • Observed student behaviors and utilized success intervention techniques to correct problems.
  • Engaged and supported students with differing learning styles and cultural backgrounds.
  • Assisted teachers in printing class handouts and worksheets and distributing to students during classroom sessions.
  • Assisted classroom teachers with accomplishing instructional goals by mentoring students, leading activities and implementing lesson plans.
06/2019 to 07/2020
Kennel Caretaker Providence Health & Services Polson, MT,
  • Cleaned cages in accordance with health code requirements to ensure sanitary environment for animals.
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Stayed on top of laundry, sweeping and disinfection protocols.
  • Monitored safety of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Prepared food to meet needs of animals under care with appropriate meals.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Followed consistent safety procedures, maintained visible animal identification and checked tags to minimize care errors.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, blow-drying and combing during peak hours and holidays.
  • Explained lodging, grooming and care services to pet owners and cross-sold specialty products.
  • Treated superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
  • Exercised animals to maintain physical and mental health.
  • Cleaned living areas to provide healthy environment for boarded animals.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions and nearby animals.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
05/2017 to 06/2019
Daycare Teacher Westwood WeeCare City, STATE,
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Read aloud and played alphabet games to encourage early literacy.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Developed and enforced positive strategies to encourage good behavior.
  • Introduced learning activities and imaginative play to teach children to explore.
  • Observed behavioral issues to alert parents or guardians.
  • Escorted children on outings and trips to promote enrichment and maintain safety.
  • Read stories to children and taught painting, drawing and crafts.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Monitored student progress to ensure cooperation and growth.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Observed children to record development.
  • Observed children for signs of illness, injury, emotional disturbance, learning disorders and speech problems.
  • Integrated technology into lesson plans.
  • Participated in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive, trusting relationships.
  • Removed hazards and developed appropriate boundaries and rules to create safe environment for children.
  • Instructed and assisted children in eating, toileting and resting to help develop healthy personal habits.
  • Organized creative and fun activities, enhancing children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2016 to to
High School Diploma:
Alexandria Highschool - Alexandria, AL,
GPA:
Expected in to to
:
Gadsden State Community College - Gadsden, AL
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Alexandria Highschool
  • Gadsden State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Kennel Caretaker
  • Daycare Teacher

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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